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Badminton anyone?

Badminton anyone?

The Manitoba Badminton Association and the Badminton Smashers of Winnipeg is hosting an Open Gym on Saturday, December 6, 2014 December 13 St. John’s High School Junior Gym 401 Church 10:30am to 2:30pm Bring

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It’s not a feast, it’s a BOODLE FIGHT!

It’s not a feast, it’s a BOODLE FIGHT!

Jeepney Restaurant is featuring the Christmas Boodle Fight in December The Boodle Fight is a Philippine Military Academy tradition where cadets would gather around a long table full of food and rice is spread

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Ice Fishing Anyone?

Ice Fishing Anyone?

Eric Labaupa

It’s that time of year again. By now most people have accepted the fact that winter is here although many Manitobans will continue to question their sanity for living here in the first place.

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Have a Taste of Contemporary Jazz Music

Have a Taste of Contemporary Jazz Music

aLfie vera meLLa

An Album Review of Michael Sarian’s ‘Subtitles,’ 2014 My number-one favorite jazz piece remains to be “Feels So Good” (1977) by the American flugelhorn and trumpet player and composer Chuck Mangione. Surprisingly, the second

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Mahilig Ka Bang mag-Facebook?

Mahilig Ka Bang mag-Facebook?

aLfie vera meLLa

On the Positive Side of Being a Netizen, or an Internet Denizen Maraming nagsasabi na aksaya lang ng panahon ang paggamit ng Facebook o ng kahit anupamang uri ng social media. Para sa akin,

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Balimbing Republic revisited

Balimbing Republic revisited

Perry Diaz

In the aftermath of the “People Power” that deposed President Ferdinand Marcos in 1986, the word “balimbing” became popular. The “balimbing,” or star fruit, became the mark of a turncoat. The star fruit’s cross-section

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PAGASA places 10 provinces under signal no. 1

PAGASA places 10 provinces under signal no. 1

The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) placed 10 provinces in southern and central Philippines under Signal No. 1 due to the expected entry of typhoon ”Ruby” (international name “Hagupit”). The typhoon

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Encouraging prospects push local benchmark index

Encouraging prospects push local benchmark index

The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) gained 0.51 percent or 37.35 points to end at 7,331.73, while the broader All Shares index likewise rose 0.22 percent or 9.55 points to 4,306.45, indicating positive prospects

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BOC launches online tracker system

BOC launches online tracker system

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has launched an online tracking system that will enable Filipinos expecting to receive balikbayan boxes from their relatives and friends abroad to check on the status of their packages.

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Derek Ramsay may do a movie with Star Cinema

Derek Ramsay may do a movie with Star Cinema

Actor Derek Ramsay revealed that he may do a movie next year with Star Cinema, the film production arm of TV network ABS-CBN. Derek said the Star Cinema movie will be under Skylight Films,

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